The UK government has proposed increasing the fees that need to be paid to appeal an asylum or immigration decision in the First-tier and Upper Tribunal in England and Wales: yet more barriers to accessing justice. Find out what you can do about it.read more
Read Catrin's post about our recent workshop on the UK asylum system and taking practical action to support people through: "Translating a complex, pessimistic subject into a comprehensible platform for making a difference".
Do you want to know more about how the UK asylum and immigration system works (or doesn’t work!)? Find out more about taking solidarity actions in support of people going through the legal process … Register for our workshops in Sheffield on 7 and 14 June.
In a humiliating ruling in the Supreme Court, the government has yet again been found to be acting unlawfully and with unjustifiable discrimination, this time by planning to introduce a 12 month residence test for legal aid.
In February 2016, the Home Office issued new asylum policy guidance on sexual identity issues in asylum interviews. If someone has had their sexuality-based asylum claim refused and they do not feel the interview was conducted in accordance with guidance, this mismatch may be relevant in challenging the refusal.
Immigration and asylum law explained, in accessible language. This is our blog of legal resources for non-lawyers. With explanation of important legal developments in immigration, asylum and human rights law, and links to further resources. more
Info and resources for researching country of origin information for asylum applications. more
Details of immigration detention centres in the UK. more
Search for immigration and asylum legal advisors more